Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down3.1806BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardHowden Pans - Newcastle upon Tyne - River Tyne BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCruizer ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorFrancis Hurry (d.1808)BWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck100' 0"Imperial Feet30.48 
Length of Keel77' 2 ½"Imperial Feet23.4823 
Breadth30' 6 ½"Imperial Feet9.1567 
Depth in Hold12' 9"Imperial Feet3.7719 
Draught Forward6' 4"Imperial Feet1.9304 
Draught Aft11' 3"Imperial Feet3.429 
Burthen383 794Tons BM 


24.12.1806Broadside Weight = 262 Imperial Pound ( 118.817 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck16 British 32-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1797121Design Complement

13 Commanding Officers

2.1807 - 12.1808CommanderJoseph Ore MasefieldBWAS-179312.1808 - 2.1809CommanderHenry Samuel ButtBWAS-17932.1809 - 11.1810CommanderGeorge SayerBWAS-179327.11.1810 - 1.1811CommanderJohn SheridanBWAS-17931.1811 - 1813CommanderGeorge Wastell Hooper (d.1839)BWAS-17938.1818 - 6.1820CommanderWilliam Augustus BaumgardtBWAS-17936.1820 - 1.1822CommanderGeorge BlackmanBWAS-17934.1826 - 1.1828CommanderJohn Windham DallingBWAS-17932.1.1828 - 8.7.1828CommanderJohn Burnett DundasBWAS-17938.7.1828 - 9.1828LieutenantGeorge James HayBWAS-17939.1828 - 3.1829CommanderGeorge James HayBWAS-17934.3.1829 - 1838CommanderWilliam Dickson (1798-1898)BWAS-179329.7.1834 - 27.10.1838CommanderMichael Quin (1791-1870)W033

4 Commissioned Officers

13.7.1819 - 3.1817LieutenantRobert Ross Achmuty (d.1844)NBD184913.7.1819 - 1821LieutenantRobert Ross Achmuty (d.1844)NBD18493.10.1820 - 19.6.1822LieutenantThomas Baring BondNBD18499.1.1827 - 27.10.1831LieutenantWilliam Francis Young (1804-?)NBD1849

2 Petty Officers

13.1.1810 - 1.1812MidshipmanChristopher Beer (d.1872)NBD18491.1829 - 1832MidshipmanRobert Laurie Atkinson (1811-?)NBD1849

Service History

15.1.1807Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
20.7.1807Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £4059.0.0dBWAS-1793
20.1.1809Took the Privateer Le Général Junot (1) BG
1810In the BalticBWAS-1793
24.2.1810Took the Privateer La Modeste (14)
2.11.1810Took the Schooner Admiral Nils Juel (10) in the Baltic
12.1812Began repairs at Northfleet - Kent BWAS-1793
2.1813Completed repairs at Northfleet - Kent at a cost of £1415.0.0dBWAS-1793
18.3.1813Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1793
1814In Ordinary at PlymouthBWAS-1793
12.1815Began large repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
2.1817Refitted as a 18 gun Unrated Unknown
7.1817Completed large repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £13708.0.0dBWAS-1793
1.1822Paid offBWAS-1793
3.1826Began small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
7.1826Refitted as a 18 gun Unrated Unknown
7.1826Completed small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £8430.0.0dBWAS-1793
3.1830Began small repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
7.1830Recommissioned for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
10.1830Completed small repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £9803.0.0dBWAS-1793
7.1834Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1793
8.1839Fitted as a target ship at SheernessBWAS-1793
27.5.1841Sold at Sheerness to John Small Sedger for £810BWAS-1793


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